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Mosquito Squad Named One Of America's Fastest Growing Companies Fourth Year In A Row »

August 20, 2014 at 11:10AM PDT | Source: Mosquito Squad
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Eliminating Mosquitoes & Ticks Leads to Ranking on INC. Magazine's Fastest Growing Companies List
RICHMOND, Va. - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire - For the fourth consecutive year, Mosquito Squad, America's largest mosquito elimination and tick control brand, has been named as one of the fastest growing companies by INC. Magazine.
With a three-year sales growth of 303% and a number 1413 ranking of 5000 companies, Mosquito Squad is among the top third of fastest growing firms on the coveted annual list. Mosquito Squad's growth rate is more than three times the 90% average growth rate of other franchise companies on the list and remains among the fastest growing franchises on the INC. list. The company boasts over 150 franchise locations and specializes in eliminating mosquitoes and ticks from outdoor living spaces so that Americans can enjoy their yards, business spaces and outdoor events...

Quaker Steak & Lube® To Give Away Free Award-Winning Wings In Advance Of Its Official Pohatcong Grand Opening »

August 20, 2014 at 10:58AM PDT | Source: Quaker Steak & Lube

Award-Winning Casual-Dining Concept to Give Away FREE Wings on Thursday, August 21
August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // SHARON, PA. – Quaker Steak & Lube®, or The Lube® to loyalists, the Award-Winning casual-dining concept, known for its Best Wings USA and over 25 signature sauces today announced that the official grand opening of its newest restaurant, located at 1304 US Route 22, Phillipsburg, NJ, will take place on Wednesday, August 27 at 11:00AM. Owned and operated by Lube It Up, LLC, the restaurant will bring 190 new jobs to the local economy and will be the third Quaker Steak & Lube® location in the state.
In advance of opening day, The Lube® will give local aficionados a sneak peak of its deep fried gold by giving away FREE wings to the general public on a first come, first served basis, on Thursday, August 21, beginning at 1:00PM and 7:00PM, while supplies last...

Snap-on Franchisee Conference Introduces Latest Innovations, Equips Franchisees For Success »

August 20, 2014 at 10:54AM PDT | Source: Snap-on Tools

KENOSHA, Wis. - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Snap-on Tools Franchisee Conference (SFC), held in Orlando, Florida, played host to more than 8,000 registered attendees this past weekend; including principals representing more than 3,000 North American routes as well as their families and guests. The three-day business conference showcased industry-leading products, informative business seminars and new programs and promotions to help Snap-on franchisees succeed; as well as celebrating the Snap-on Tools network and the achievements of individual franchisees.
"The annual SFC has set attendance records for the past five years, one indication of the exceptional health of our network," said Tom Kassouf, president, Snap-on Tools Group. "Investing in the success of our franchisees has remained the focus of Snap-on Tools; and the SFC, our largest event of the year, highlighted the positive results of that strategy...

Wyndham Hotel Group Launches New On-Line Learning Management System »

August 20, 2014 at 10:07AM PDT | Source: Wyndham Worldwide

August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Wyndham Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels and part of Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE: WYN), today announced the launch of a new on-line learning management system aimed at enhancing and expanding training opportunities for thousands of franchisees.
Available at no additional cost to hotel owners in the U.S. and Canada - with plans to expand internationally later this month - the system, known as the SoHO Learning Zone or SLZ, provides hotel general managers with easy access to a wide variety of self-paced training courses as well as live and pre-recorded webinars covering nearly all aspects of the hospitality business. The system also provides managers with the ability to enroll new team members, create customized learning paths and monitor team progress, all through one central portal...

VooDoo BBQ & Grill To Open Newest Location In Boca Raton »

August 20, 2014 at 9:33AM PDT | Source: VooDoo BBQ & Grill

The Award Winning New Orleans Style BBQ Restaurant continues its expansion by adding its Fifth South Florida location in 18 months.
Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 - VooDoo BBQ & Grill is set to open their latest South Florida location on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 11 am. The new store is located at 5030 Champion Blvd. Boca Raton, FL – near the corner of N. Military Trail and Clint Moore Rd., in the Polo Shoppes. This is the company's fifth South Florida location and marks the first location in Palm Beach County after establishing the first four units in Miami-Dade and Broward counties (Kendall, Pembroke Pines, Hollywood, and Fort Lauderdale).
"VooDoo Grand Openings are always fun. The public is invited to taste our Magic...

La Madeleine Demonstrates Steadfast Commitment To Fight Childhood Hunger »

August 20, 2014 at 9:27AM PDT | Source: la Madeleine

Dallas-based French-Inspired Bakery Café Brand Teams Up with Children's Hunger Fund to Provide Meals to Millions of Youth in Need; Funding Programs will Continue Balance of Year
August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // DALLAS – La Madeleine Country French Café is making a major impact on the fight to end childhood hunger.
Today, the company announced its updated 2014 fundraising results that directly support Children's Hunger Fund (CHF). Thus far in 2014, through a combination of new café events and ongoing promotional programs, la Madeleine and guests together have raised $89,339, which translates to almost 715,000 meals. La Madeleine will continue to work closely with Children's Hunger Fund throughout the balance of the year to increase donations and feed children who need a helping hand...

CENTURY 21 Survey Reveals Majority Of Single Homebuyers Feel Strongly About The Importance Of Becoming A Homeowner »

August 20, 2014 at 8:55AM PDT | Source: Century 21

75% Of Single Homeowners Say Homeownership was Important to Them; Nearly Half (45%) Say it was 'Very Important' for them to Become a Homeowner
MADISON, N.J. - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - CENTURY 21 Real Estate, the iconic brand and franchisor of the world's largest residential real estate sales organization, today announced the results of the CENTURY 21® commissioned "Singles Homebuyer Survey." Among the key findings was that for three-quarters (75%) of single homeowners aged 25-50, becoming a homeowner was at least fairly important with almost half (45%) of single homeowners saying it was "very important" for them to become a homeowner. Single homeowners said the top three factors that best described their motivation for purchasing a home were: they viewed it as an investment in their financial future; got tired of paying rent; and it felt like the right time...

Mr. Dickey Stops By For Guest Appreciation Event At Dickey's Barbecue Pit In Aurora »

August 20, 2014 at 8:53AM PDT | Source: Dickey's Barbecue Pit
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August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // Aurora, CO - On Friday, August 22 Dickey's Barbecue's lead chef and chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr. is celebrating barbecue lovers in Aurora with a Guest Appreciation Event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Aurora location. Guests will get a chance to beef up their barbecue skills just in time for Labor Day when Mr. Dickey gives out 100 free autographed copies of his cookbook, Mr. Dickey's Barbecue Cookbook.
"I love an opportunity to meet our guests across the country," said chairman, Roland Dickey, Sr. "Sharing our recipes with guests and their families is something I look forward to at all of our customer events."
Guests can stop by for country music when radio station 98.5 KYGO is on-site from 11 a...

GRILLiT Executes Master Franchise Agreement For State Of Colorado »

August 20, 2014 at 8:12AM PDT | Source: GRILLiT, Inc.

MIAMI - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - GRILLiT, Inc. (the "Company" or "GRILLiT") (OTC Pink Markets: GRLT) today announced that it has completed an agreement effective as of August 12, 2014 for the sale of GRILLiT master franchise rights in the State of Colorado.
The master franchisee for the State of Colorado is Texas Expansion Wing Group, LLC, an experienced restaurant area developer and franchise sales organization. The principals of Texas Expansion Wing Group have over 26 years' experience in the retail and food industry, both as operators and owners. Their experience ranges from the sale of over 100 franchises for QSR, the opening of over 90 restaurants in Austin, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Laredo, Brownsville, Harlingen, and McAllen, Texas, and owning and operating YUM brands in Mexico...

Pop Weight Loss Launches Diabetes Support Promotion »

August 20, 2014 at 8:01AM PDT | Source: Pop Weight Loss

Nationwide centers will offer people living with Type 2 diabetes a month of free weight loss support and nutritional guidance.
August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // FREEHOLD, N.J. – Pop Weight Loss, the life-changing personal weight management solution noted by many to be "the last one you will ever need," announced today a diabetes support program that offers one month of free weight loss and nutritional guidance for patients with Type 2.
"People living with diabetes can substantially improve their health, in some cases reverse their Type 2 diabetes, through the right diet and fitness regimen," said Dr. Rebecca Cipriano, the acclaimed doctor of obstetrics and gynecology – with a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition – who founded Pop Weight Loss in 2008...

Alamo Drafthouse Franchise Partner Reaches 10 Year Milestone »

August 20, 2014 at 7:51AM PDT | Source: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // AUSTIN, TX - Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is pleased to recognize the ten-year anniversary of franchise partners, Brandon Arceneaux and Chris Hoegemeyer. Brandon and Chris are the co-owners of BACH Holdings, LLC which is the parent company for venues in the San Antonio and S. Texas area.
On August 20th, 2004 the first Alamo Drafthouse Cinema opened in San Antonio, TX at the Westlakes location on the southwest side of the city. Through the next 10 years they have opened 2 more San Antonio locations, a location in New Braunfels, TX and are under construction in Laredo, TX.
Brandon and Chris first met as college roommates and eventually went into business together to become the first franchise partner of the Alamo Drafthouse...

Patrice & Associates Salutes Veterans With Franchising Discount »

August 20, 2014 at 7:45AM PDT | Source: Patrice & Associates

United States Veterans Who Qualify for a Franchise Location Are Now Eligible for a 10 Percent Discount
August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // DUNKIRK, MD - Patrice & Associates, the nation’s preeminent strategic partner in the restaurant industry, announced today the launch of a new franchise discount exclusively available to military veterans who have served in the United States armed forces. Prospective franchisees who qualify will receive a 10 percent discount off the standard new franchise fee.
"All too often, the men and women who volunteer their time to serve and defend this country, exit the military to find job opportunities are few and far apart," said Patrice Rice, CEO and Founder of Patrice & Associates...

Revamped Hyatt Mobile App Now Includes Integration With Uber »

August 20, 2014 at 7:40AM PDT | Source: Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

Guest Feedback Drove New App and Mobile Site with Simplified Booking and more Visual Design
CHICAGO - August 20, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced a new feature on Hyatt's revamped iOS and Android app that makes it easier for guests to get from their current location to their Hyatt hotel. Hyatt is the first hotel brand to integrate its mobile app with Uber, a technology platform that connects riders with transportation on-demand.
"We are constantly evolving our online and offline experiences by listening to guests and understanding their needs. Our guests seek seamlessness on the go, and their feedback drove our approach to Hyatt's new mobile offerings"
In the more than 100 cities around the world in which Uber operates and Hyatt hotels are located, an Uber button will now appear under the My Reservations section of the Hyatt app from the day of check-in to the end of the stay...

Wyndham Worldwide Earns Best Of The Best Award By U.S. Veterans Magazine For Supplier Diversity »

August 20, 2014 at 7:32AM PDT | Source: Wyndham Worldwide

Designation Affirms Global Hospitality Company's Commitment to Supporting Veterans
August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Wyndham Worldwide (NYSE: WYN), one of the world's largest hospitality companies, received U.S. Veterans Magazine's 2014 Best of the Best Award for its supplier diversity program and commitment to supporting veteran-owned businesses. This is the first time the Company received the award.
"Supporting veterans is an integral part of the culture and an aspect of what has made Wyndham Worldwide a successful company. We appreciate the tremendous value veteran-owned businesses, as well as veterans, bring to our team," said Jose Nido, vice president of Global Supplier Diversity, Wyndham Worldwide...

Mugshots Grill & Bar To Hold Ground Breaking Ceremony For New Location Opening »

August 20, 2014 at 7:26AM PDT | Source: Mugshots Grill & Bar

Mugshots Grill & Bar to open in Tupelo, MS
COVINGTON, La. - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Mugshots Grill & Bar announces the ground breaking for the 2015 opening in Tupelo, MS. Century Construction of Tupelo will be breaking ground in September with plans to open in the spring of 2015. "It's an exciting time for the Mugshots brand and family," said Mugshots Grill & Bar COO, Chris Banchero. "We're extremely excited about taking the Mugshots brand to the Tupelo area and becoming part of the local community," Banchero also stated. Mugshots will be hosting a groundbreaking ceremony Friday, August 22nd at 11:00 A.M. to announce local franchise owners Ben and Johnny Robbins and the plans for the 2015 opening in the Downtown Fairpark District...

Jamba Juice Hosts Raleigh Franchise Recruiting Events, August 21st-23rd »

August 20, 2014 at 7:13AM PDT | Source: Jamba Juice

Offering Attractive Incentives for New Franchisees
August 20, 2014 - BUSINESS WIRE)--Jamba, Inc.:
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Jamba Juice, a leading healthy active lifestyle brand will be hosting a 3-day franchise recruiting "roadshow" aimed at attracting and engaging new partners as the brand seeks to expand its presence in the Raleigh market. Jamba is offering highly attractive incentives to new franchisees, including a 50% reduction of Initial Franchise Fees and a 3-year graduated royalty plan.
Jamba associates will provide information on the brand’s leadership in meeting the needs of today’s health-conscious consumer. Besides offering great tasting, better-for-you products, Jamba also provides a host of programs aimed at improving and simplifying health for individuals, families and for the community...

MY SALON Suite Announces Plans To Expand Franchise Opportunities Throughout North America »

August 20, 2014 at 7:04AM PDT | Source: MY SALON Suite

Inaugural Canadian MY SALON Suite Location Planned to Open this Year in Ottawa, Ontario
NEW ORLEANS - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - MY SALON Suite, the leader in premier salon suites franchises, has announced that the company has received signed lease agreements to open its first upscale, luxurious beauty complexes this year in Arizona, Georgia, Minnesota, New York and Canada. With the launch of its inaugural international corporate location in Ottawa, Ontario, MY SALON Suite is continuing to expand its market leader position as one of the top franchising business opportunities in North America.
"As the beauty salon industry continues to grow, we're committed to helping our franchise owners in the United States and Canada be successful in this expanding market," said Ken McAllister, CEO of MY SALON Suite...

Wyndham Hotel Group Connects Travelers With Top Tours And Activities »

August 20, 2014 at 6:59AM PDT | Source: Wyndham Worldwide

Partners with GetYourGuide to Showcase over 25,000 Global Offerings
PARSIPPANY, N.J. (August 19, 2014) – Travelers looking to add top-rated tours and activities to their upcoming travel itineraries can now easily do just that thanks to a new partnership between Wyndham Hotel Group - the world's largest hotel company with approximately 7,540 hotels - and travel tour booking company GetYourGuide.
Upon completing a reservation on any of Wyndham Hotel Group's branded websites, travelers can now connect directly via link to GetYourGuide's catalog of more than 25,000 activities around the globe, which includes everything from sightseeing bus rides and cooking demonstrations to guided walking tours, helicopter rides and more. While searching, members have the ability to sort activities and tours by country and city as well as by tour type and price...

Stephen Ramey Joins Finance & Restructuring Practice At Faegre Baker Daniels »

August 20, 2014 at 6:37AM PDT | Source: Faegre Baker & Daniels

August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // Indianapolis, 96th Street - Stephen T. Ramey has joined Faegre Baker Daniels as an associate in the finance and restructuring group. He will practice from the law firm's 96th Street office.
Before joining Faegre Baker Daniels, Ramey was an associate at McNeely Stephenson Thopy & Harrold in Shelbyville. Previously, he served as a law clerk with the Indiana Supreme Court, Indiana Attorney General's Civil Litigation Division, Tippecanoe County Superior Court and Indiana Secretary of State's Securities Division.
Ramey also was a part-time volunteer attorney with the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic in Indianapolis. He graduated summa cum laude from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis in 2013 after earning his bachelor's degree in business management from Purdue University in 2008...

Gray Plant Mooty's Jennifer Reedstrom Bishop Named Minneapolis Nonprofit And Charities "Lawyer Of The Year" »

August 20, 2014 at 6:33AM PDT | Source: Gray, Plant, Mooty

August 20, 2014 // Franchising.com // MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The law firm of Gray Plant Mooty is pleased to announce that lawyer Jennifer Reedstrom Bishop has been named "Lawyer of the Year" in Non-Profit/Charities Law by The Best Lawyers In America© 2015 list.
The new The Best Lawyers In America© 2015 list is based on a rigorous national survey involving more than four million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers. Only one attorney per practice and metropolitan area receives the selective "Lawyer of the Year" designation. Since the designation's formation, several Gray Plant Mooty principals have received this stamp of excellence. Bishop is the second firm principal to be named "Lawyer of the Year" in Non-Profit/Charities Law, following Clinton A...



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